Here is the first team of the ETSN.fm 2016 East Texas Football Super Team, as voted on by the East Texas Sports Network staff.

The players honored were chosen from the teams ETSN.fm covers, which you can find here on the schools page.

Congratulations to all who were honored.

Click the following links to see the rest of this year’s Super Team:

 

 

  • QB

    Bryson Smith

    John Tyler

    OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 175

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Houston

    2016 stats: 207 of 339, 3,277 yards, 32 TDs, 9 INTs; 179 carries, 1,653 yards, 23 TDs

  • RB

    Keaontay Ingram

    Carthage

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 200

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided (offers from Arkansas, Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Missouri, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech, TCU)

    2016 stats: 320 carries, 2,225 yards, 31 TDs; 46 catches, 475 yards, 2 TDs

    Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram was offered by Oregon State on Wednesday. (ETSN.fm)
  • RB

    Kayce Medlock

    Arp

    Height: 5-10

    Weight: 186

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with SMU

    2016 stats: 110 carries, 1,250 yards, 17 TDs; 8 catches, 256 yards, 5 TDs

  • RB

    Lakendrick VanZandt

    Henderson

    Height: 6-1

    Weight: 200

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with TCU

    2016 stats: 154 carries, 1,582 yards, 21 TDs; 13 catches, 228 yards, 2 TDs

  • WR

    Judah Bell

    Tyler Bishop Gorman

    Height: 6-3

    Weight: 180

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with SMU

    2016 stats: 111 catches, 2,353 yards, 19 TDs

  • WR

    Trestan Ebner

    Henderson

    Height: 5-11

    Weight: 180

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Baylor

    2016 stats: 57 catches, 1,074 yards, 16 TDs; 12 carries, 35 yards, 3 TDs

  • WR

    Damion Miller

    John Tyler

    Height: 6-1

    Weight: 190

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Texas

    2016 stats: 41 catches, 922 yards, 8 TDs

  • WR

    LaMarcus Morton

    Gilmer

    Height: 6-2

    Weight: 175

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Oklahoma State

    2016 stats: 67 catches, 1,368 yards, 15 TDs

  • OL

    Tanner Elliott

    Carthage

    Height: 6-4

    Weight: 280

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Tyler Junior College

    2016 stats: 90 percent grade, 50 pancake blocks

  • OL

    Chasen Hines

    Marshall

    Height: 6-3

    Weight: 340

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided (offers from Baylor, LSU, Louisiana Tech, Minnesota, North Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech)

    2016 stats: N/A

  • OL

    Dau'Quawn Montgomery

    John Tyler

    Height: 6-2

    Weight: 280

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Tuskegee

    2016 stats: 92 percent grade, 65 knockdowns, no sacks allowed

  • OL

    Dylan Scarlett

    Kilgore

    Height: 6-2

    Weight: 285

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Arkansas-Monticello

    2016 stats: 94 percent grade, 32 knockdowns

  • OL

    Kendall Starling

    Longview

    Height: 6-2

    Weight: 315

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Kilgore College

    2016 stats: 93 percent grade, 45 pancake blocks, 101 knockdowns

  • K

    Chris Kessler

    Longview

    Height: 5-9

    Weight: 155

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided

    2016 stats: 10 field goals, 53 of 55 on PATs, 70 percent on touchbacks

    Longview kicker Chris Kessler received an offer from Army on Tuesday (Courtesy)
  • UTL

    Malik Jackson

    Lufkin

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 170

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided

    2016 stats: 52 catches, 1,024 yards, 10 TDs; 430 return yards, 2 TDs

    Lufkin receiver Malik Jackson picked up an offer Monday from Sam Houston State. (Rob Graham, ETSN.fm)
  • DL

    Cody Davis

    Daingerfield

    Height: 6-4

    Weight: 240

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Tyler Junior College

    2016 stats: 84 tackles (12 for loss), 7 sacks, 6 forced fumbles, 5 recoveries

  • DL

    Tre' Gatlin

    Carthage

    Height: 6-6

    Weight: 250

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Navarro College

    2016 stats: 101 tackles (19 for loss), 4 sacks, 23 QB pressures, 4 forced fumbles, 1 recovery

  • DL

    Dekalen Goodson

    John Tyler

    Height: 6-3

    Weight: 215

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided (offer from Mississippi State)

    2016 stats: 70 tackles (20 for loss), 11 sacks, 5 QB pressures, 1 forced fumbles, 2 recoveries, 2 PBUs

    John Tyler DE/OLB Dekalen Goodson picked up an offer from Tulane on Tuesday. (Rob Graham, ETSN.fm)
  • DL

    Howard Hawkins

    John Tyler

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 265

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Mary Hardin-Baylor

    2016 stats: 90 tackles (20 for loss), 8 sacks, 23 QB pressures, 1 forced fumble, 2 recoveries

  • LB

    Tre Allison

    John Tyler

    Height: 6-2

    Weight: 210

    Class: Junior

    College: Committed to SMU

    2016 stats: 118 tackles, 2 sacks, 3 INTs, 4 PBUs, 2 forced fumbles

    Texas State offered John Tyler linebacker and SMU commit Tre Allison on Monday. (Rob Graham, ETSN.fm)
  • LB

    Mykel Gates

    Carthage

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 222

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided

    2016 stats: 158 tackles (19 for loss), 3 QB pressures, 2 INTs, 2 PBUs, 3 forced fumbles, 2 recoveries

    Carthage linebacker Mykel Gates is one of East Texas' most underrated recruits in the 2018 class.
  • LB

    Sloan Rodberg

    Wills Point

    Height: 6-3

    Weight: 220

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Stephen F. Austin

    2016 stats: 217 tackles (7 for loss), 9 forced fumbles, 1 INT, 1 PBU, 9 QB pressures

  • DB

    Cooper Bledsoe

    Van

    DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 190

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Trinity Valley Community College

    2016 stats: 170 tackles (3 for loss), 1 sack, 9 INTs, 1 forced fumble, 2 recoveries, 1 defensive TD

    Van senior safety Cooper Bledsoe is the ETSN.fm East Texas Football Super Team's Defensive Player of the Year. He recorded an area fourth-best 170 tackles, a second-best nine interceptions and also played roles on offense and special teams for a team that reached the Class 4A Division II regional finals. (Rob Graham, ETSN.fm)
  • DB

    Mekhi Colbert

    Carthage

    Height: 5-10

    Weight: 180

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided

    2016 stats: 43 tackles (3 for loss), 8 INTs, 10 PBUs, 2 forced fumbles, 1 defensive TD

  • DB

    DeMarvion Overshown

    Arp

    Height: 6-4

    Weight: 200

    Class: Junior

    College: Undecided (offers from Arkansas, Kansas, SMU, Southern Miss, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, UTSA)

    2016 stats: 173 tackles (7 for loss), 5 INTs, 8 forced fumbles, 3 recoveries, 2 blocked punts

    Arp 2018 safety DeMarvion Overshown. (Rob Graham, ETSN.fm)
  • DB

    Josh Thompson

    Nacogdoches

    Height: 6-0

    Weight: 182

    Class: Senior

    College: Signed with Texas

    2016 stats: 71 tackles (10 for loss), 2 INTs, 5 PBUs

  • P

    Austin Owens

    Union Grove

    Height: 6-4

    Weight: 195

    Class: Senior

    College: Undecided

    2016 stats: 42.6 average, 9 punts inside 20-yard line